Meaning of outrider

out•rid•er

Pronunciation: (out'rī"dur), [key]
— n.
  1. a mounted attendant riding before or beside a carriage.
  2. (at a racetrack) a mounted rider who accompanies or leads a racehorse to the post.
  3. a person who goes in advance of an automobile or person to clear a passage.
  4. a person who leads the way or is a member of a vanguard; forerunner.
  5. a person who rides out or forth, esp. a scout, cowhand, ranch hand, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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